This year’s edition of AFWL (African Fashion Week London) will be held on the 13th -14th August 2021 at Freemasons’ Hall, Covent Garden, London. Founded by Ronke Ademiluyi, it is the largest annual African fashion event in Europe since its launch in 2011. It’s aim is to highlight Africa’s emerging designers and to bring them to the forefront of the international market. The event will be a hybrid event featuring both live and virtual action.
On their instagram page, they wrote:
Join us in person for digital fashion showcases, live business talks, hair & beauty presentations, exhibitions and shopping halls. We’ve missed shopping! We’ve missed you!
Listen to our Fashion Business Forum talks and presentations from high-level speakers from the world of ethics and sustainability; learn the latest advances in fashion technology; join masterclasses on future-proofing your business, funding and finance; or uncover the missing histories of Black architects, designers, artists and creatives.
Learn to make your own Adire fabric with demonstrations from Nigeria’s largest Adire Textile Hub. Reveal the rich history of traditional African hairstyles and what they mean. Watch virtual fashion showcases from our international designers and learn their brand stories. Meet our exhibitors and browse for your next summer outfit or gift ideas.
Dance, eat, shop and discover at Africa Fashion Week London 2021! We can’t wait to say hello again!
For more info, visit their website .